Another day rolls In to pick up where we stopped Sorting thru life’s rocks Moving pebbles and boulders To find the meaningful gems
A familiar score Belts The Star-Spangled Banner Jets soar above ~ A coin toss kicks off Bets with a fifty-fifty Popular wager ~ It’s the food and drinks Commercials and half-time shows Pools that I adore ~ Win or lose we choose To feed greedy appetites With our traditions ~Haiku string poem
Watches over me From her field of dreams Now running wild and free A year ago today I watched my Tara slip away It still feels like it was yesterday She laid down to sleep Leaving only memories to keep That fill me with pride and peace My Shepherd Watches over me From her fieldContinue reading “My Shepherd”
23 of 31 OctPoWriMo In her sleep she wags Her tail, and I like to think It’s because of me She dreams of morning treats, and Walks, parks, bones, toys and well, me ~Tanka This is my ninety pound, 8 year old puppy.
Finally, I can sit back and relax and tip my glass as the boys begin to play their games. Perched on a lawn chair, with other spectators, I await the spectacular fire-show that is about to unfold. It is about time to see the pretty lights. The sun is almost set, and it sits behindContinue reading “Block Party”
The girl was twelve and the boy just turned fourteen, when their mother was abruptly taken away. The two orphaned children, a brother and a sister were out wandering the shores of the ocean, hand-in-hand as they were stalked by an evil Enchantress, who recognized their internal powers and coveted them and contrived to take themContinue reading “Mother Cursed”